Monday, 29 November 2010

Shine @ Hard Rock, Beirut!

I went to Hard Rock Cafe last night because everyone knows that Mondays mean open beer and buffalo wings over there. Apparently everyone also knew that there would be a live band playing there, leaving me absolutely clueless. I found out that this band was named Shine, and that they were so good that they played at Hard rock through all of November.

They finally came on, and I was impressed. They could possibly be the best unsigned band I've heard here in Lebanon. Although the female singer is extremely lively, jumping around on tables and chairs, I would describe her voice as close to Celine Dion's, she can hit all her notes beautifully. The male singer was overly energetic, I think the only time he stayed still was during the song Chasing Cars, where he decided to lie down on the floor.

They knew how to engage their audience, and I was really upset that I hadn't heard about them earlier. November is pretty much over, which means so is their performance. At least that's what I thought, until they came on stage and announced that they were staying for another month!

So this is all that I have to say to you all. If you haven't gotten the chance to see them perform, you have to. It is so worth it. They are lively, they make the crowd move, and they are insanely talented. They play Saturday to Thursdays from 9 p.m.

Go book a table at Hard Rock now!!!


Danielle said...

Someone needs to create a website solely dedicated to musicians so that we don't miss out on opportunities like this! I've never heard of this band, and I would have liked to go! Glad you had a chance to see them though, and take advantage of their open beer and wings! Maybe I'll catch them at another venue, any idea where they're playing through December?

L.H. said...

They're still playing throughout December, you can still catch their performance. They play every day, with the exception of Friday which is Karaoke night.